Quark obituary and a personal perspective/retrospective If you have background in publishing that spans more than a few years, you would have used or seen QuarkXpress. Quark – the maker of QuarkXpress has been around since the early 80’s. I started using QuarkXpress at version 3 in 1993 whilst working ... Read more
Quark corp have launched QuarkXpress 7 around the world. The previous beta was a universal binary – capable of running on Intel and PPC Macs. The released version is PPC with a free update to be released at a future date… This release marks a watershed moment for Quark – ... Read more
Despite optimistic expectations, the inherent contradiction of rising investment during a time of falling orders and profits continues to dominate the industry. The most worrying aspect would have to be the skills shortage, capacity utilisation and also increased number of outstanding debtors See print21online for a full report.
The multi million dollar annual report printing sector is under threat from a new Government rule to remove the requirement for companies to produce a printed copy of their annual reports. This will effect a lot of my clients who rely on annual reports for a continuing income stream. ASX ... Read more
Adobe announced that Lightroom – a new RAW digital workflow application similar to Apple’s new Aperture is now available to download as part of a public Beta program. The main advantage to Aperture is that it is available to buy NOW, it uses the graphics card to speed up image ... Read more
Quark announced that QuarkXpress 7 is now available to download as part of a public Beta program. This would represent Quark corp’s last grasp at retaining the leading layout tool in the publishing industry. If this release does not improve on InDesign CS2 and also retain Quark’s ultra-reliable output engine ... Read more